Sept. 18, 2015

National Organic Week - Celebrating the Transition

We would like to congratulate all those farmers who have made or are making the transition from conventional to organic ...


July 28, 2015

Steeping Your Own Iced Tea

Ever wonder "I wish I could have iced tea that wasn't so sweet & not some diluted black tea flavour"? Well ...

Organic, Recipes

July 14, 2015

The Cherries Are Here!

When we began the countdown to cherry season 5 weeks ago, we were justifiably excited, but also a little guarded.  ...

BC Fruit, Organic

July 13, 2015

Cherry BBQ Sauce

A luscious cherry barbecue sauce with a punch of seasonal, summer flavours - great on pork, beef and chicken. A ...

BC Fruit, Local, Organic, Recipes

July 7, 2015

Meet Our Meat Producers

The local fruit and vegetable season is upon us – but so is BBQ season! Over the past 12 months ...

Local, Organic

June 24, 2015

Cherry Countdown - 3 weeks!

The weeks are ticking down.  Summer solstice at Just-A-Mere Organic Farm means long, hot days to ripen our favourite fruit. ...

BC Fruit, Organic

June 17, 2015

Summer Cherries - Part 2

It is now only 4 weeks to cherry season, just one month to the mid-July organic cherries from Danny and ...

BC Fruit, Environmental, Food System, Local, Organic, Production

June 9, 2015

Summer Cherries - Part 1

We begin the countdown to cherry season, only 5 weeks away to the mid-July Rainier and Skeena cherry crop! The ...

BC Fruit, Local, Organic

June 3, 2015

Fruit Salsa

You already love fruit salad, so chances are you will adore her little sister, fruit salsa! The best fruit salsa ...

Organic, Recipes, Vegetarian

May 20, 2015

Breaded Artichoke

Looking to eat some sultry artichokes but not quite sure how to prepare them? Here is one of our favourite ...

Organic, Recipes, Vegetarian

May 13, 2015

Fair Trade Month

We are very proud and excited to be taking part in Fairtrade Month this year. You may have noticed some ...

Fair Trade, Food System, Organic

May 12, 2015

Banana Walnut Bread

If you remember we posted about how our bananas are special earlier this year and how to ripen them at home ...

Fair Trade, Organic, Recipes, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian

May 4, 2015

Sugar Raspberry Cookies

Easy dessert for those who can't make the blueberry breakfast cereal this Sunday but still want to give mom some ...

BC Fruit, Organic, Recipes, Vegetarian

April 15, 2015

Origin Organics

One of my favourite aspects of working at The Organic Box has been to see small, family-owned farms establish themselves ...

Food System, Local, Organic, Production

April 8, 2015

Pickle Power

April. In Northern Alberta could there be a month that is more confusing? At any given time it could be ...

Local, Organic

April 5, 2015

Your Fair Trade Mangoes

In November 2014 I was lucky enough to be invited by Discovery Organics to visit Peru and Ecuador to check ...

Organic, Food System, Fair Trade

March 31, 2015

Score with Shoots!

Both sprouts and shoots are immature plants, but they differ in that shoots are slightly ‘older’ and are clipped from ...

Organic, Local, How To

March 31, 2015

Sunrise Gardens

We are turning the corner from winter to spring, which means that every week we will be seeing new and ...

Food System, Local, Organic

March 20, 2015

Get to Know Your Milk

We often field questions from our members asking if our milk is coming from grass-fed cows or if our butter ...

Food System, Local, Organic

March 17, 2015

Farm Stories - The Milk Run

This week, in celebration of where we have come, I thought it would be fun to look back at some ...

Delivery, Local, Organic, Team Members

March 17, 2015

Delicious Local Dairy

One of the things we pride ourselves on is how much of an impact our Food Family is having on ...

Local, Organic

March 10, 2015

Edmonton Coffee Culture

In recent years, new cafes and coffee shops have sprouted up in all areas of Edmonton and the surrounding communities.  ...

Fair Trade, Local, Organic

Feb. 27, 2015

Juice With Love

We are so happy to announce our new partnership launching this week with Glow Juicery! Our goal is to provide ...

The Box, Organic, Local, GBT Fund

Feb. 24, 2015

All about those beets

We can’t say enough great things about beets.  They are sweet, earthy, come in all shapes, sizes and colours. Best ...

Local, Organic